Colorado’s largest supplier of public drinking water is in the midst of a debate over how much fluoride – if any – to put into its delivery system after the federal government announced new standards in April.
There is a push to stop adding fluoride to Denver Water. The debate over whether the benefits outweigh the risks was made public on Wednesday.
The governors of 10 Western states, including Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, began a three-day meeting Wednesday in Lake Tahoe to tackle drought and other problems that don’t respect state boundaries.
A water main break at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Glencoe Street, just east of Colorado Boulevard, is expected to affect traffic through Wednesday afternoon.
Denver Water shared video showing how fast the South Platte River is flowing.
To highlight the importance of freshwater, Denver Water started a creative campaign this year.
Signs went up Wednesday warning boaters to stay off a section of the Blue River in Summit County due to high water dangers.
Recent heavy rain have caused dangerous conditions along fast-flowing rivers and streams on Colorado’s Front Range, but it’s also giving the water supplies of most communities a boost.
With more rain in the forecast Denver Water says they’re monitoring water levels, but they’re actually in a good spot.
The results of heavy precipitation this spring can be seen all around, be it in the form of green grass or standing puddles. It can also be seen on a few of our area reservoirs.